Australia beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken
Australia beat Bangladesh in match number 26 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Trent Bridge on Thursday. This was Australia's fifth win of the ongoing 2019 World Cup. Batting first, Australia rode on a superb 166 from David Warner to post 381/5. Bangladesh (333/8) lost by 48 runs. Here's more.
Warner amasses second ton in 2019 World Cup
Warner has amassed two tons in the ongoing tourney and it's his best tally in Cricket World Cup. The southpaw now has two 150-plus scores in the World Cup. Interestingly, both these scores are the highest by an Australian batsman in World Cup cricket. Warner had scored 178 versus Afghanistan in 2015 World Cup. Against Bangladesh on Thursday, he hit a brisk 166.
Warner now has the highest individual score in CWC 19
Warner has now scripted the highest score in CWC 19. He went past the likes of Jason Roy and Aaron Finch (153 each). The senior cricketer became the first batsman to surpass the 400-run mark in CWC 19 (447). He joined Finch in becoming the second Aussie to score 150-plus in the ongoing World Cup.
16th career ODI ton for Warner and other stats
Warner is now the eighth highest run-scorer for Australia in the Cricket World Cup. He overcame Steve Smith (699). The left-handed batsman equalled Matthew Hayden's tally of three centuries in the World Cup. This was the sixth 150-plus score for Australia in ODI cricket. The left-handed batsman amassed his 16th career ODI century as well.
Australia, Bangladesh script these records
Australia amassed 173 runs in the last 15 overs. This was the second highest runs amassed in the ongoing World Cup after England's 198 against Afghanistan. This is Australia's second highest World Cup score. Bangladesh's 333/8 is their highest ODI score.
Finch first batsman to surpass 1,000 ODI runs in 2019
Aaron Finch (53) became the first player in 2019 to surpass the 1,000 mark in ODIs (1,030). This was also his sixth fifty in 2019. The opener slammed his 24th career ODI fifty. The Aussie star now has 396 runs in 2019 World Cup and is the third highest run-scorer after Warner and Shakib Al Hasan (425).
Warner, Finch continue to dominate the show
Warner and Finch added 121 runs for the first wicket. This was their fifth fifty-plus stand in six games in the ongoing World Cup 2019. The two have 2,645 ODI partnership runs. It was their seventh century-plus stand in ODIs.
Notable batting feats achieved in this match
Usman Khawaja (89) smashed his seventh ODI fifty this year. This was his 11th career ODI fifty and a first in CWC 19. Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal (62) slammed his 47th career ODI fifty. Mahmudullah (69) amassed his second World Cup fifty. This was his 21st career ODI fifty. Mushfiqur Rahim hit his highest score in World Cup. He smashed his seventh career ODI hundred.
In-form Starc gets past Brett Lee with this special feat
Mitchell Starc now has the most wickets in 2019 World Cup (15). The Aussie pacer went past Brett Lee's haul of 35 World Cup scalps. He is now the second highest wicket-taker in the World Cup for Australia (37).
How did the match pan out?
On a solid batting track, Australia set the platform for a massive score with two hundred-plus stands for the first and second wicket. Warner was the architect behind their massive total. The likes of Finch, Khawaja and Glenn Maxwell chipped in as well. In reply, Bangladesh showed their spirit and batted beautifully. But a target of 382 was always going to be difficult.